Why Are Floor Plans Important For Real Estate Buyers?

When it comes to searching for a home, many buyers are focused on the photos and the details of the property. But one of the most essential elements in the home buying process that often goes overlooked is the floor plan. Floor plans are essential for understanding the layout of a home and seeing how the rooms and spaces are organized. 

Floor plans provide buyers with a visual representation of a property’s layout. They allow buyers to get a better idea of the size and shape of the rooms, as well as how they connect to one another. Floor plans also help home buyers understand how the property will look once they move in and begin to furnish it. This can be especially helpful for buyers with a specific design aesthetic in mind. At Sharp Frame Media, we highly encourage our clients to use floor plans in their listings. 

Now, if you are also trying to help buyers understand how the property is laid out in relation to the outside environment. For example, show buyers the proximity of the house to nearby roads, parks, and other amenities. This can easily be done with aerial photography. This can be beneficial for buyers who are looking for a home with a certain amount of privacy or convenience. 

Moving forward, floor plans can also be highly effective when comparing properties. When buyers are researching multiple properties, a floor plan can be a great way to compare the size of the rooms and the overall layout of the house. This can help buyers make a more informed decision when it comes to choosing the right property for their needs. 

Furthermore, according to the 2021 Home Buyers and Sellers Generational Trends Report, conducted by the National Association of REALTORS®

  • 67% of buyers said they wanted to see floor plans on listings and 
  • 58% said they want to see virtual tours

Did you know that less than 30% of listings hire a professional photographer for their listings, and only 16% of listings include a floor plan? And that 94% of Listings Don’t Include a Virtual Tour? This is an excellent opportunity for you to stand out as a real estate professional. 

Don’t miss out on a floor plan for your next listing. Book today your detailed floor plan either alone or as an add-on to any of your real estate photography packages. With some of the most competitive prices in the market, you give your clients more than just photos. Don’t believe us? Check out our pricing sheet here. Need a floor plan asap for your upcoming listing? Sharp Frame Media has you covered in the DFW area, Austin, and San Antonio, Texas. 

In short, floor plans are essential for potential buyers to understand the layout of a property and how it will fit into their lifestyle. They are a useful tool for understanding the size and shape of a house. Floor plans can also be used to compare multiple properties, helping buyers make an informed decision. 

Take your business to the next level by allowing your home buyer to get a better view and understanding of their home. Remember, the majority of Realtors are not using floor plans, so, you will definitely be standing out from the rest if you decide to add a floor plan to your listings.

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